Tulip Festivals 2024 in Amsterdam

When is the Tulip Festival in Amsterdam? Before we can give an exact answer, it’s good to mention that there are several spring flower events in and around Amsterdam which are typically referred as the Tulip Festival. Which one are you planning to visit?

Tulip Festival in Amsterdam

In 2024, for the 10th year in a row, Amsterdam will host its own Tulip Festival. Over 880.000 tulips will planted in 60+ locations around the city. The tulips will bloom in public spaces along streets and squares of Amsterdam, in shopping areas, parks, and in the gardens of several museums and hotels.

  • Tulip Festival in Amsterdam, dates: 1 April – 30 April 2024
  • Tulip Festival in Amsterdam locations: check the Tulip Festival Amsterdam official website for a full list of participating venues.
  • Tulip Festival in Amsterdam tickets: The public locations are free to visit, and the museums charge their regular entrance fees.

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Tulip festivals in Amsterdam 2024

Keukennhof tulip gardens 2024

Keukenhof is the world’s most beautiful spring flower garden, open only for 2 months a year. More than 7 million flower bulbs are planted in Keukenhof every year. Open gardens and pavilions demonstrate a collection of tulips, irises, lilies, hyacinths, daffodils, orchids and other flowers. It’s a must-see place in the Netherlands, a real Tulip Festival!

  • Keukenhof tulip gardens dates: 21 March to 12 May 2024, including the Easter weekend, King’s Day (27 April) and Liberation Day (5 May).
  • Keukenhof tulip gardens location: Stationsweg 166A, Lisse.
  • Keukenhof tickets: Entrance tickets to Keukenhof for 2024 are available online >> You can also buy the Tulip Festival card which includes Keukenhof entrance and transportation.

Keukenhof tulip festival 2024

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Flower parade 2024

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek flower parade is one of the most famous flower parades in the Netherlands and one of the largest in the world. It’s also sometimes called flower carnaval or flower show. The next Flower Parade near Keukenhof will take place on 20 – 21 April 2024.

It will start in Noordwijk. Then the beautiful cars decorated with flowers will process along the road, also near the Keukenhof main entrance, and arrive to Haarlem.

  • Flower parade dates: 20 – 21 April 2024.
  • Flower parade location: Noordwijk – Voorhout – Sassenheim – Lisse – Hillegom – Bennebroek – Haarlem.
  • Flower parade tickets: No, you can enjoy the show free of charge. You only need to pay if you want to book a seat at tribunes in Sassenheim, Lisse or Hillegom. Prices start from € 25,95 and these tickets get sold out very quickly.

You can also book a VIP arrangement which includes a tulip farm visit, lunch, transfer from/to Amsterdam and VIP seats during the Bollenstreek Flower Parade on 20 April 2024.

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Tulip fields near Amsterdam in 2024

The best place to see the tulip fields not far from Amsterdam is the Bollenstreek area (the Flower Bulb Region), which includes beautiful places like Lisse, Noordwijkerhout, Noordwijk, Hillegom.

It’s also the area where the Keukenhof gardens are located. So it’s good to combine your trip to the tulip fields with a visit to Keukenhof (in 2024 open from March 21 till May 12).

Best time to visit tulip fields near Amsterdam: The blooming period of the flower fields depends on the weather. Usual season for the flowers blooming is:

  • daffodils fields – from mid-March till mid-April
  • hyacinths fields – from the beginning of April till end of April
  • tulips fields – from mid-April till early May

Tulip fields location: Bollenstreek area (the Flower Bulb Region): Hillegom, Lisse, Noordwijkerhout, Noordwijk.

Tickets to the tulip fields: You don’t need a ticket to view the fields from the distance or bike through the area. However, it’s not allowed to enter the flower fields. And if you want to take nice photos in the fields, you can visit special farms, like The Tulip Barn (address: 130 3e Loosterweg, 2182 CX, Hillegom) or Tulip Experience Amsterdam (at Delfweg 37, 2211VK, Noordwijkerhout).

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